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June 5, 2014

FedEx Contractor Rescues Police Officer Under Attack

Mike Elgas, a driver for Wkforce, Inc,  Service Provider to FedEx Ground, risked his own life to save the life of a police officer who was being assaulted.  It all started as an ordinary day as Mike stopped for breakfast on his way to work in Las Vegas, NV. While eating he noticed a belligerent customer overpower a police officer, knock him to the ground, and begin punching and yelling that he was going to kill him.  

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May 27, 2014

FedEx Trucks, Honking Horns and 900 students – FedEx Delivers Careers on Wheels to Snyder Elementary

What do you get when you put 900 students and several big FedEx trucks together? A lot of fun and lessons about the transportation industry.  As a pickup and delivery manager for FedEx Ground in Las Vegas, I have the opportunity to support many community projects. So, when Snyder Elementary asked FedEx to be part of its Careers on Wheels day, we were ready to make an important delivery: education.

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November 11, 2013

Thank you, Bluegrass Delivery of KY, Inc.

It would probably be a mistake to say that Bluegrass Delivery of KY, Inc. hires veterans simply because its owner, Roland Baxley, served in the United States Navy. Nonetheless, the military connection is strong: “I want to help out veterans,” Roland says.

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October 8, 2013

Hands-On Inspiration on World Teacher’s Day

What does owning a small transportation business and teaching K-5 at a progressive magnet school have in common?A lot, according to Disney.

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June 26, 2013

A Sampling of the FedEx Global Citizenship Report

We recently published our fifth annual FedEx Global Citizenship Report. If you have looked at it, you know that it is an information-packed report of FedEx actions relating to corporate social responsibility. If you haven't seen it, I encourage you to do so.

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June 10, 2013

INFOGRAPHIC: A Sustainable Future

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March 20, 2013

FedEx Springs Forward in Fight Against Cancer

Daffodil Days has become synonymous with a message of hope and courage—and for the 16th straight year, FedEx is helping the American Cancer Society deliver this message.Messages are not all that will be delivered. FedEx Express and Ground team members will help prepare, package and deliver millions of daffodil blooms to donors and cancer patients in dozens of cities across nine states nationwide, including Los Angeles, San Francisco, Pittsburgh, Indianapolis, Boston and Philadelphia.

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March 26, 2012

Signs of a Hopeful Spring

Recently, FedEx locations in Indianapolis, Pittsburgh and around the country may have looked more like a flower farm than a package sorting facility to visitors and employees alike.

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